Pictured is Margaret “Peg” Swanson, who will be celebrating her 100th birthday Friday. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit)

CANOE TWP. — Margaret “Peg” Swanson is preparing to reach a birthday milestone.

The Indiana County resident will turn 100 years old Friday.

She is originally from Leetonia, Ohio, which is located near Youngstown, and was the oldest of eight children. 

Swanson said she has lived here a long time and her late husband, David, who passed away in 2006, constructed many of the houses located near Juneau in Canoe Township, Indiana County.

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